Subject: Re: Setting ipv6 default router without getting a MAC-based ipv6 addr
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 02/26/2000 03:52:03
> If you want the following:
> - For servers
> - put name-address mapping onto DNS
> - and would like to use the mapping across ethernet card replacement
> it is covered.
Doesn't sound like it:
> You should be okay if you configure extra address.
> # ifconfig ne2 inet6 3ffe:501:ffff::1 prefixlen 64 alias
> and put it onto DNS.
> myserver.flame.org. IN AAAA 3ffe:501:ffff::1
> You do not need to worry about extra addresses configured from
> MAC-address based link-locals. If you don't advertisem them in
> DNS, they won't be used by clients. When you initiate a
> connection from the server, it may occasionally be used.
So I have to either (a) have outgoing connections sometimes coming from
addresses not in the DNS or (b) change my reverse DNS when I switch
If true, I'd agree, this'll be another way IPv6 will suck bigtime. I
don't consider either of those acceptable.
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